Halloween! San Diego Beer Week 11/2 – 11/11
We are having our normal Halloween party on Saturday, October 27th, 2012. We will have a DJ on the patio and have costume contests and drink specials! Best costume contest will be at midnight and will reward best male costume, best female costume and best couple costume! We will have drink specials and other fun stuff going on!
San Diego beer week is coming up quickly! The tickets for the Lost Abbey Election Beer Dinner are going to go fast! Reserve them ASAP! Tickets are $75 a person all inclusive!
MOTHER EARTH BREWING CO. & Churchill’s IPA Release , Friday 11/2/12:
To kick off San Diego Beer Week we are releasing a brand new beer that our good friends at Mother Earth Brewing Co. have made exclusively for us! We are thrilled to announce the release of this beer and we are giving you the opportunity to name it. We created a NAMING CONTEST for this beer and we encourage anyone with a clever name idea to come fill out a contest slip at the pub before the end of the this month. The beer is a hoppy West Coast IPA with massive amounts of Citra and New Zealand hops which boasts incredible tropical and citrus fruit flavors. We would like the name to represent the pub in some way and we’re offering up a Churchill’s gift card and free pitcher of this beer to the winner of the contest. In addition to the new release we will be tapping several other great Mother Earth beers including their famed Primordial IPA. Come meet the brewery Owners/Head Brewers Dan and Cameron who will be hanging out and enjoying a few pints with us. Most featured beers will be offered in a Mother Earth pint glass for you to keep. Hope to see many of you out here for our great kick off event for the San Diego Beer Week festivities and events at Churchill’s. Event starts at 4:00pm
DESCHUTES BREWERY Saturday 11/3/12:
We are digging deep into our archives for one special night of big delicious beers that have been aging beautifully. We will be featuring a 16 beer line-up including a 3 year vertical of The Abyss. Draft line-up is as follows; Abyss 2009, Abyss 2010, Abyss 2011, Black Butte XXIII, Black Butte XXIV, Jubel 2010, Stoic, Chasin’ Freshies, Hop Trip, Chainbreaker, Jubelale, Obsidian Stout Nitro, Inversion IPA, Mirror Pond, and we will be pouring the new release of Dissident 2012 from the bottle as well as Conflux #1 Collage from the bottle which will both be offered as 4oz. tasters. We are offering stemmed Deschutes Reserve Series glasses and brewery pint glasses to keep. This event kicks off at 11:00am and goes all day. Executive Chef A.G. Warfield will be creating a special beer inspired specials menu paired with select featured beers. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to enjoy some very rare archive beers along with chef’s masterful creations.
BALLAST POINT BREWING CO. & Battle of the Victory at Sea’s Sunday 11/4/12
They say nothing tastes better than the taste of Victory. Well they are right! Join us for Brunch with Victory, Featuring Victory at Sea 4 different ways including Vic at Sea on draft, Vic at Sea on Nitrogen, Barrel Aged Vic at Sea, and a special version of Vic at Sea on cask. Also, our good friends at Ballast Point are hooking us up with several more specialty and barrel aged beers that we will have on tap all day long. Our resident Executive Chef A.G. is creating some tasty Victory inspired Brunch specials to pair alongside this perfect breakfast beer. We will also offer Ballast Point pint glasses for you to keep. Event starts at 11am and will continue all day. We will be showing NFL games including the Charger game so you can come cheer on your team to Victory!
LOST ABBEY BEER DINNER Tuesday 11/6/12
We are very excited to bring you our most ambitious event of San Diego Beer Week. A special ,one of kind, craft beer pairing dinner with our great friends at The Lost Abbey. Prepare for the ultimate craft beer and food pairing experience, like no other, with double the pairings and head to head dual food pairings. Five amazing courses with eleven brilliant beer and food pairings from the culinary mastermind Chef A.G. Warfield. This is a once in a lifetime chance to sit down and dine with the incredible and talented Master Brewer, Tomme Arthur. Tickets are $75 per person(tax and tip inclusive) and are on sale now at the Pub. Seats are very limited and will go fast. Don’t wait if you want to attend this unique dinner pairing. If you missed the debut of our Churchill’s Finest Sour on draft at our Sour Fest, this will be another opportunity to taste that amazing one off beer aged in Chardonnay barrels with guava added.. Most featured beers in the dinner will be available for purchase on draft after the dinner concludes.
First Course: Trio of Cheeses
An assortment of artisanal cheeses and house made crostinis
paired with Inferno, Red Barn, & Saint’s Devotion(GABF 2012 Gold Medal Winner)
Second Course: Duo of Soups
Roasted cauliflower & raisin soup with rosemary honey croutons
paired with 10 Commandments
Spicy plum soup with apricot raisin drizzle
paired with Judgment Day
Third Course: Duo of Lamb
Roasted Lamb lollipop with a vanilla raspberry gastrique
paired with Framboise de Amorosa
Ground Lamb and clove kabob with a cherry balsamic sauce
paired with Red Poppy(GABF 2012 Silver Medal Winner)
Fourth Course: Duo of Beef
Espresso and anise braised Kobe beef short ribs with a wild mushroom risotto
paired with Deliverance
Cocoa dusted cherry wood smoked Kobe beef short ribs with a sweet potato puree
paired with Cuvee de Tomme
Fifth Course: Opposites Attract
Fresh fruit cannoli filled with seasonal berries and mascarpone cheese
paired with Churchill’s Finest Sour
Coffee Hazelnut Chocolate Cake with vanilla currant whipped cream and Serpent’s caramel
paired with Single Barrel Aged Serpent’s Stout
AVERY BREWING CO. Wing Night Wednesday 11/7/12
Churchill’s legendary Wing Night with Avery Brewing Co. Featuring a 3 year vertical of Vintage Czar Imperial Stouts on draft plus the brand new sour Barrel Aged Otio, Vintage 2010 Mephistopheles Stout, Double Dry Hopped Hog Heaven, Barrel Aged Sui Generis from the bottle and others. Chef A.G. will be creating another infamous wing sauce with Czar Imperial Stout and you will have to wait and see what else he comes up with! Event and wings start at 4pm.
GREAT DIVIDE AVALANCHE OF YETIS! Thursday 11/8/12
The great Legend of Yeti is real and you have the opportunity to witness 7 of these legendary beasts side by side for one night only. Check out this rare event featuring 7 different Yeti’s on draft including Oak Aged Yeti, Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti, Vintage Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti 2010, Espresso Oak Aged Yeti, Belgian Yeti, Original Yeti and a special version of Yeti on cask. In addition we will have Fresh Hop, Hercules, and maybe some special surprise beers. We will have special stemmed Yeti glasses available for you to keep. Come enjoy some world class beers and meet the incredible brewers of Great Divide. Our very talented resident Chef A.G. has created some new original Yeti inspired special dishes paired with select beers for this night only. Event starts at 4pm
BEAR REPUBLIC BREWING CO. Best of Night Friday 11/9/12
The very best of Bear Republic. There is one thing Bear Republic is known for and that is making several world class IPA’s and we are going to have them on tap at one time. Featuring the rare hop nectar small batch Cafe Racer IPA, Racer X, Apex, Mach 10, Das Coma, Harvest Fresh Hop, Nor Cal, Grand Am, Racer 5, and TarTare. Don’t miss out on these incredible IPA’s for one night only and most will be offered in a Racer pint glass for you to keep. Bear Republic’s front man Dan will be hanging out with us all evening so make sure to come by and enjoy a few pints. Chef A.G. will be creating a killer one time specials menu paired with select featured beers. Event starts at 4pm
SOCIETE BREWING CO. Saturday 11/10/12
One of San Diego’s top up and coming and most anticipated new breweries on the SD craft beer scene, Societe Brewing Co., will be here with all their beloved IPA’s and every single beer they have made to date on draft. The Pupil IPA, The Apprentice IPA, The Dandy IPA, EveryMan’s IPA, The Scrapper, The Butcher and all the others will be flowing on tap. Come meet founders/ head brewers Travis & Doug from Societe and you will see why they are have been so well received in the craft beer community. We will also be offering brewery pint glasses for you to keep.
IRON FIST BRUNCH WITH BRANDON Sunday 11/11/12
Beer and Brunch with Brandon from Iron Fist. Brandon is creating some very limited, one of a kind, beers that will only be tapped here at the pub. He is letting his skills and imagination come together to bring you several of his great beers twisted up with some unique ingredients. We will have to wait and see what he is going to come up with. This is the last day of San Diego Beer Week and we are going to close this crazy event filled week with one last memorable event. Chef A.G. is putting together a special ,brunch themed, beer inspired menu for the day that will be paired with some of Brandon’s creations. These two guys are super talented in their crafts and will show you what they can do. Football will be on the TVs so you can come watch your team and enjoy some phenomenal food and beers. Event starts at 11am
Congrats to Alesmith, Alpine, The Beer Company, Green Flash, Pizza Port and Lost Abbey/Port Brewing breweries for winning 15 medals at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver last week! As always our city shows its dominance in the art of brewing!
Thanks to all of you that came out to our Peter Reeves Memorial Sourfest. I know it was 105 degrees out and it was still a resounding success. Peter Reeves would have been proud. We made a donation to Livestrong on his behalf like every year.
Posted: 10.16.12 7pm